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The Uneasy Peace: The Cold War, 1945-90
This course explores the story of the Cold War, a conflict that dominated international relations for much of the postwar period. Topics include the emergence of the United States and Soviet Union as superpowers, the division of Europe after 1945, the creation of Cold War alliances, decolonization, superpower conflict by proxy, the rise of regional powers, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the legacy of the conflict for the 21st century.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Arts and Contemporary Studies Core Elective Table I
- HIS 490 - International Relations from 1945
- HIS 590 - Modern International Relations
- Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies